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Death Notices from the Wigtownshire Free Press

Transcribed by Diana Henry and Compiled by Randy Chapple
Web Update: February 2006

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P????TON, William - D13/2/1845 - At Borgue Kirk Village, on the 13th inst., after a short illness, aged 74, William P---ton, carrier, between that place, Kirkcudbright, and Gatehouse.

PAGAN, Arch. - D(25)11/1844 - At New Cumnock, on the (25)th ult., Mr Arch. Pagan, aged 66.

PAGAN, James - D28/12/1843 - At Calcutta, on the 28th December last, James Pagan, Esq., surgeon, H.E.I.C.S., son of William Pagan, Esq., Curriestanes, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.

PAGAN/MUIR, Jane - D21/7/1845 - At Melbourne Place, Glasgow, on the 21st instant, Jane Muir, wife of Mr John Pagan, clothier, Glasgow.

PAGAN/PATTERSON, Janet - D20/3/1843 - At the residence of her brother, Mr William Pagan, in Allegheny City, March 20th, Janet Pagan, consort of James Patterson, late of Dumfries, in the 61st year of her age.

PAGAN, John - D21/3/1845 - At Garliestown, on the 21st inst., Mr John Pagan, principal tanksman at Innerwell fishery, near Garliestown, aged 78 years.

PAGAN, Mary - D21/12/1891 - At Lochans Mill, on the 21st inst. Mrs Mary Pagan, aged 76 years.

PAISLEY, John - D22/12/1843 - At Longtown, on the 22d ult., John, son of Mr John Paisley, aged 12 months.

PALMER, Mrs. - D28/3/1844 - At Brewery Street, Dumfries, on the 28th ult., at an advanced age, Mrs Palmer.

PALMER/JOHNSTON, Janet - D28/9/1843 - At Longlands, Twynholm, on the 28th ult,. at an advanced age, Mrs Janet Johnston, widow of Mr James Palmer.

PALMER, Mary - D22/1/1845 - At Port-Logan, on the 22d ult., Mary Palmer, aged 21 years.

PAPPLE, Elizabeth - D3/1/1847 - At Wigtown, on the 3d inst., Elizabeth Papple, at the advanced age of 84 years.

PARK, Archibald - D19/4/1867 - On Good Friday, the 19th instant, at No 3 Carlton Villas, Stone, Kent, aged 61, Lieut-Col. Archibald Park, late of the 29th Bengal Native Infantry, last surviving son of the late Mungo Park. Friends at a distance will kindly accept this intimation.

PARK/M’EWAN, Agnes - D24/12/1855 - At Springbank, Sheuchan, on the 24th ult., Agnes Park, wife of James M'Ewen.

PARK/MOCHRIE, Elizabeth Spence - D15/1/1851 - Here, at Church Street, on the 15th instant, Elizabeth Spence Park, relict of the Rev. James Mochrie, late minister of Colmonell.

PARK, James - D2/6/1844 - At New Langholm, on the 2d inst., Mr James Park, aged 76 years.

PARK, James - D5/5/1869 - At Burntshields, Sorn, on the 5th instant, Mr James Park, farmer, aged 72 years.

PARK/THOMSON, Mrs John - D30/11/1844 - At Annan, on the 30th ult., Mrs Thomson, or Park, wife of Mr John Thomson, shoemaker, Hope street, after a short illness, and much regretted.

PARK, Mr. R. M. - D25/8/1845 - At Ayr, on the 25th ult., Mr R. M. Park, aged 21, only son of Mr R. Park, agent - much and justly regretted.

PARK, William - D5/6/1843 - At Holmains, in the parish of Dalton, on the 5th inst., Mr William Park, author of "The Vale of Esk," and other poems.

PARK, William - D10/6/1887 - At New Luce, on the 10th inst., William Park, aged 73 years.

PARKER, Agnes - D5/10/1844 - At Fullarton Street, Ayr, on the 5th inst., Agnes, eldest daughter of Mr John Parker, builder.

PARKER, Alexander - D1/11/1897 - At 63, Garngad Road, Glasgow, on the 1st inst., Alexander, eldest son of the late Thomas Parker, Rephad Parks, Stranraer, and father of John Gordon Parker, builder, Bowling Green Road, Stranraer.

PARKER, Andrew - D18/4/1867 - At Kirklauchlin, Stoneykirk, on the 18th instant, aged 27 years, Andrew, fourth son of Mr William Parker, farmer there.

PARKER, Archibald - D4/4/1891 - At South Milton, Old Luce, on the 4th inst. Archibald Parker, aged 83 years.

PARKER, Mrs. Barbara - D11/6/1860 - At Whithorn, on the 11th inst., Mrs Barbara Parker, aged 48 years.

PARKER/MUIR, Barbara - D11/6/1860 - At Whithorn, on the 11th instant, Barbara Muir, wife of Mr Robert Parker, grocer, aged 48 years.

PARKER/DALRYMPLE, Jane - D22/4/1846 - At Kirkinner Village, on the 22d inst., Jane Dalrymple, aged 40 years, wife of Mr Alex Parker, - much regretted.

PARKER, John - D17/7/1851 - At Glasgow, on the 17th instant, John, eldest son of Mr Parker, late farmer, Galdenoch, Leswalt, aged 37 years.

PARKER, Margaret - D26/10/1843 - On Thursday, the 26th ult., Margaret, daughter of Mr William Parker, farmer, at Torlillan, Colvend.

PARKER/FORSYTH, Sarah - D24/4/1860 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 24th ultimo, in the 82d year of her age, Sarah Parker, relict of Mr Archibald Forsyth late of Corwarhill.

PARK(ER), William - D1/3/1863 - At Inch Parks, on the 1st inst., Mr William Park(er), aged 47 years.

PARKHILL, Agnes - D28/6/1887 - At Garliestown, on the 28th ult., Agnes, daughter of William Parkhill, aged 11 1/2 months.

PARKINGTON, Mrs - D2/9/1845 - At Nelson Street, Kilmarnock, on the 2d current, Mrs Parkington, widow of Mr Parkington, excise officer.

PARLANE, James - D27/7/1843 - At Hillend, near Annan, on the 27th ult., Mr James Parlane, farmer there, Mr P. while attending Annan market, was struck with paralysis in a respectable barber's shop, early in the afternoon, and, in defiance of the best medical skill, by ten o'clock same evening the vital spark had fled. He was much and deservedly esteemed by all who knew him, and his awfully sudden death is thus greatly lamented.

PATERSON, Mrs. - D9/5/1845 - At Dalvadie, on the 9th instant, at the advanced age of 90, Mrs Paterson, relict of the late Alexander Paterson, whose unaffected piety and exemplary life endeared her to all her acquaintances, and will be long remembered in the district.

PATERSON, Adam - in the WFP D19/1/1843 - At Bogra, parish of Halfmorton, Adam Paterson, farmer, aged 69.

PATERSON, Adam - D11/6/1844 - At Kirklebride, parish of Kirkpatrick Durham, on the 11th inst., very suddenly, Mr Adam Paterson, farmer.

PATERSON, Agnes - D27/3/1843 - At Creetown, on the 27th ult., in the 30th year of her age, Agnes, youngest daughter of Mr James Paterson, late farmer in Ordanchie, parish of Kirkowen.

PATERSON/COLVILL, Agnes - D25/10/1844 - At Lessnessock, parish of Ochiltree, on the 25th inst., after a long illness, Mrs Agnes Colvill, wife of Mr John Paterson, farmer.

PATERSON, Alex. - D8/7/1863 - At Colfin, on the 8th instant, Mr Alex. Paterson.

PATERSON/TILLEY, Ann - D30/10/1860 At Colfin, on the 30th Oct., Ann Paterson, wife of the late Mr Samuel Tilley, Garry, Stoneykirk.

PATERSON, Benjamin - D30/12/1842 - At Thornycroft, near Stranraer, on the 30th ult., Benjamin Paterson, aged 93.

PATERSON, Charles - D30/1/1845 - At Hetlandhill, parish of Da--on, on the 30th ult., Mr Charles Paterson, farmer there aged 64.

PATERSON/MURRAY, Elizabeth - D29/1/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 29th ult., Mrs Elizabeth Patter(son) spouse of Mr Francis Murray, baker. (Elizabeth Paterson to Francis Murray on December 5, 1822 at Torqueer, Kircudbright or Elizabeth Paterson to Francis Murray on December 15, 1822 at Torqueer, Kircudbright as per the IGI)

PATERSON, George - D28/1/1866 - At Stirling Street, Galashiels, on the 28th ultimo, Mr George Paterson, late accountant in the National Bank of
Scotland, Newton-Stewart.

PATERSON, James - D18/7/1878 - At 93 Copland Street, Dalbeattie, on the 18th ult., James, second son of John Paterson, aged 18 years.

PATERSON, James Taylor - D27/10/1888 - Here, at 18 Harbour Street, on the 27th ult., James Taylor Paterson, son of William Paterson, carrier, aged 1 year and 3 months.

PATERSON/BAIRD, Jane - D7/12/1843 - At Stranraer, on the 7th inst., Mrs Jane Paterson, relict of Mr John Baird, cabinet-maker, aged 69 years.

PATERSON/M'CHLERY, Jane - D16/9/1847 - At Stoneykirk, on the 16th inst, aged 63, Jane Paterson, relict of the late Mr William M'Chlery, formerly of Eldrig.

PATERSON/CRUICKSHANKS, Jane - D7/12/1858 - At Culvennan, Kirkcowan, on the 7th inst., (J)ane Paterson, relict of Mr Cruickshanks, late farmer, (My) Stoneykirk.

PATERSON/KEATING, Jane - D31/1/1866 - At 7 Rose Street, on the 31st ultimo, Jane Paterson, aged 69 years, wife of Mr John Keating.

PATERSON, Jane - D6/1/1884 - At Wigtown, on the 6th inst. Jane Paterson, late tenant of the Commercial Hotel, aged 63 years.

PATERSON, Janet - D3/2/1866 - On the 3d instant, Janet Paterson, housekeeper to (Mr) M'Vae, apothecary, Whithorn.

PATERSON/M'LATCHIE, Jean - D27/6/1846 - At Dalmellington, on the 27th ultimo, Jean Paterson, relict of the late Mr William M'Latchie, Pennyarthur.

PATERSON, Jeannie - D17/4/1868 - At Dalvadie, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 17th inst., ----Jeanie, aged 20 years, daughter of Mr Alexander Paterson, farmer there.

PATERSON, John - D6/1/1845 - At Ayr, on the 6th inst., Mr John Paterson, leather merchant, aged 68.

PATERSON/EARSMAN, Margaret - D31/8/1843 - At Kinnelside, parish of Lochmaben, on the 31st ult., Margaret Paterson, wife of Mr John Earsman, farmer there - aged 80 years.

PATERSON/WALKER, Margaret - D14/3/1846 - At Gateside Manse, Wamphray, on the 14th ult., Margaret Walker, wife of the Rev. Henry Paterson.

PATERSON/COOK, Margaret - D1/8/1846 - At Stewarton, Kirkcolm, on the 1st instant, Margaret Paterson, wife of Mr Alex. Cook, tailor.

PATERSON/MURRAY, Margaret - D27/3/1889 - At Newburgh, New York, on the 27th ult., Margaret Paterson, wife of John Murray.

PATERSON/GILCHRIST, Mary - D20/9/1875 - At Abbeywood, near Creetown, on the 20th instant, Mary Gilchrist, wife of Mr James Paterson, aged (-2) years. (Mary PATERSON was listed as being 81 years old when she died at Kirkmabreck, KKD in 1875 entry #31. This matches a Mary GILCHRIST who died Kirkmabreck age 81 entry #31 as per Meg)

PATERSON, Robert - D29/4/1844 - At Southampton, on the 29th ult., aged 38 years, Mr Robert Paterson, draper and tea dealer, late of Elizafield, Dumfries - much respected.

PATERSON, Samuel - D14/7/1854 - At Greenock, on the 14th instant, after a long illness, Mr Samuel Paterson, spirit dealer - much regretted.

PATERSON, Susan - D3/3/1873 - At Arthur Street, Newton-Stewart, on the 3rd inst., Susan, only daughter of Mr George Paterson, aged 11 years.

PATERSON, Thomas - D25/3/1869 - At 22 Dalrymple Street, on the 25th ultimo, Thomas, aged (four) years, son of Mr Robert H. Paterson, blacksmith.

PATERSON, William - D2/5/1843 - At his residence, Friars' Vennel, Dumfries, on the 2d inst., Mr William Paterson, weaver, at the advanced aged of 89.

PATERSON, William - D18/7/1843 - At Antigua, on the 18th July last, after two days' illness, Mr William Paterson, youngest son of the Rev. Henry Paterson, Gateside, Wamphray - much regretted.

PATERSON, Mrs Wm. - D16/8/1847 - At Mye, parish of Stoneykirk, on the 16th ult., Mrs Paterson, wife of Mr Wm. Paterson, farmer there, aged 65 years.

PATON, Mr. H. - D23/8/1845 - At Dalrymple, on the 23d inst., aged 79, Mr H. Paton, late glover in Ayr.

PATON, Dr. Wm. - D18/10/1845 - At Demerara, on the 18th October, Dr. Wm. Paton.

PATRICK, John Shedden - D10/10/1844 - At Edinburgh, on the 10th instant, in the 38th year of his age, John Shedden Patrick, Esq., of Hessilhead F.R.S.E..

PATTERSON/COWAN, Agnes - D20/6/1846 - At Cardoness cottage, parish of Anwoth on the 20th ult., aged 94 years, after only a few hours' illness, Agnes Patterson, spouse of John Cowan, who is in the 98th year of his age, and was able to attend his wife's funeral, and at the interment laid her head in the grave. The couple had lived as man and wife together for the long period of 70 years. The old man is still in the enjoyment of good health and mental capacity, and frequently walks into Gatehouse, a distance of more than three miles.

PATTERSON, Rev. David - D22/11/1843 - At Alnwick, on the 22d ult., the Rev. David Patterson, aged 70, for 37 years minister of the Secession Meeting in Alnwick.

PATTERSON/MURRAY, Elizabeth - D29/1/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 29th ult., Mrs Elizabeth Patter(son) spouse of Mr Francis Murray, baker. (Elizabeth Paterson to Francis Murray on December 5, 1822 at Torqueer, Kircudbright or Elizabeth Paterson to Francis Murray on December 15, 1822 at Torqueer, Kircudbright as per the IGI)

PATTERSON, Elizabeth - D20/12/1891 - Here at 68 Dalrymple Street, on the 20th inst. Elizabeth Patterson, advanced in years.

PATTERSON/BISSET, Grace - D28/7/1853 - Here, at George Street, on the 28th ult., Grace Paterson, wife of Mr Robert Bisset, shoemaker, aged 34 years.

PATTERSON, James - D25/10/1843 - At the house of his son-in-law, in English Street, Dumfries, on the 25th ult., James Patterson, aged 81 years.

PATTERSON/PAGAN, Janet - D20/3/1843 - At the residence of her brother, Mr William Pagan, in Allegheny City, March 20th, Janet Pagan, consort of James Patterson, late of Dumfries, in the 61st year of her age.

PATTERSON, John - D16/7/1844 -Here, at Lewis Street, on the 16th inst., John Patterson, Esq..

PATTERSON, Margaret - D6/2/1843 - At Au-------- on the 6th inst., after a short illness, Margaret, wife of Mr Andrew Patterson, in the 44th year of her age - deeply regretted.

PATTERSON, Mary - D(2)/1/847 - At Mochrum Village, very suddenly, on the (2d) inst., Mary, daughter of Mr John Patterson.

PATTERSON, Robert - D30/4/1846 - At Balmaclellan, on the 30th April, Mr Robert Patterson, aged 90 years, last surviving son of "Old Mortality."

PATTERSON/KERR, Sarah - D4/3/1844 - At Mavisgrove, near Brydekirk Village, on the 4th inst., Sarah Patterson, wife of Mr Wm. Kerr, dyer there.

PATTERSON, William - D7/6/1843 - At Buffalo, North America, on the 7th June last, of apoplexy, William Patterson, late of Crawfordmoor. (Buffalo is in the state of New York)

PATTERSON, Wm. - D29/8/1846 - At Burnfoot, Kirkmabreck, on the 29th ult., after a lingering illness, Mr Wm. Patterson, teacher, aged 47, who was very highly respected by many friends, and is much regretted.

PATTIE, John - D13/5/1847 - At Gelston, parish of Kelton, on the 13th inst., Mr John Pattie, aged 85 years.

PATTIE, John - D(14)/11/1854 - At Dalruskin, on the (14th) instant Mr John Pattie, farmer, in the 63d year of his age.

PATTISON/MATTHEWS, Mary - D3/6/1887 - At 1(2)8, Kingston Terrace, West Street. Tradeston, Glasgow, on the 3rd inst, Mary Matthews, wife of William Pattison, aged 40 years.

PATON/WATSON, Elizabeth - D7/3/1845 - At Haugh Mill, Mauchline, on the 7th inst., Elizabeth Watson, wife of Mr James Paton, smith.

PATON, George - D26/2/1879 - At Bladnoch, on the 26th ult., George, son of Wm Paton, aged 13 months.

PATON, Jessie - D29/7/1845 - At her uncle's house, Armagh, on the 29th ult., Jessie, second daughter of James Paton, Esq., of Blackburn Cottage, Ayr.

PATON, Margaret - D20/1/1845 - At Blackburn Cottage, Ayr, on the 20th inst., Margaret, third daughter of James Paton, Esq..

PAUL/CAMPBELL, Elizabeth Earle - D3/12/1891 - At the residence of her younger son, 28, Barrow Road, Streatham Common, near London, suddenly, on the 3rd inst. Elizabeth Earle Paul, eldest daughter of the late Wm Paul, Edinburgh, and widow of the Rev. John James Campbell, formerly minister of Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire. Aged 64 years.

PAUL, Henry - D29/5/1860 - At 13 Torpichen Street, Edinburgh, on the 29th inst., Henry Paul. Esq..

PAUL/M'WHINNIE, Isabella Ker - D16/6/1844 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 16th instant, Isabella Ker M'Whinnie, wife of Mr John Paul.

PAUL, John - D2/6/1846 - At Kirkcudbright, on the 2d ult., John Paul, Esq..

PAYNE/KERR, Agnes - D22/6/44 - At Drylaw, on the 9th instant, Jean Kerr, aged 25, wife of Mr D. Crooks; and on the 22d instant, Agnes Kerr, age 35, wife of Mr Alexander Payne, India Place, daughters of Mr J. Kerr, merchant, No 14, Nelson Street, late of Dumfries.

PAYNE/BRYCE, Jane - D11/1/1871 - At High Borland, Kirkcudbright, on the 11th instant, Jane Bryce, widow of Mr John Payne, joiner there, advanced in years.

PAYNE/MARTIN, Rebeca - D29/1/1844 - At Bladnoch Bridge, on the 29th ult., Rebeca Payne, wife of James Martin, mason, in the prime of life.

PAYNE, William Withers - D18/2/1874 - At North Buffalo, U.S. America, on the 18th ult. Wm Withers, aged 11 years, son of Mr Robert and Robina Payne, late of Wigtown.

PAYSDEN, Mary Ann - D7/4/1889 - At Fleetwood, Lancashire, on the 7th inst, (Wee Mary Ann) second daughter of James and Mary Paysden, aged 2 years.

PEACOCK/KIRKPATRICK, Mary Ann - D29/3/1891 - At Blackcraig,on the 29th ult Mary Ann Peacock, wife of Samuel Kirkpatrick, aged -1 years.

PEACOCK, Matthew - D14/7/1845 - At Lintmill, near Glenluce, on Monday, the 14th inst., Mr Matthew Peacock, joiner, aged 45, after a long and very severe illness, borne with much patience and resignation to the Divine will. He has left a widow and three children to mourn their loss.

PEDEN, Margaret - D25/6/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 25th ult., Margaret Peden, aged 84 years.

PENDREIGH, Thomas - D3/9/1887 - At Whithorn on the 3rd inst., Thomas Pendreigh, son of the late James Pendreigh, Caledonian Temperance Hotel, Edinburgh, aged 14 years.

PERCY/MURRAY, Lady Emily Francis - D21/6/1844 - At Dunkeld, on the 21st ult., after a lingering illness the Dowager Lady Glenlyon. Her ladyship was the youngest sister of the Duke of Northumberland and Lord Prudhoe. (Lady Glenlyon was Emily Francis Percy (daughter of General Hugh Percy 2nd Duke of Northumberland) who married Lt-General Sir James Murray 1st Lord of Glenlyon as per theperage.com)

PERCY, Lennox Faucet - D5/9/1887 - At 1 Ashton Terrace, Ashton, on the 5th inst., Lennox Faucet, youngest son of the late W.M. Percy, of the Cairn,
Pallowshields*, Glasgow. (*Pollockshields).

PERRYMAN, Jane - D24/3/1843 - At the Burnside here, on Monday morning last the 24th curt, aged 25 years, Jane, eldest daughter of the late Mr George Perryman.

PETERKIN, Alexander - D9/11/1846 - At his house, 27, Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, on the 9th inst., Alexander Peterkin, Esq., in his 67th year.

PETERS, Mary - D11/12/1843 - At 14, George Square Edinburgh, on the 11th inst., Mary Peters, a native of Galloway, advanced in age - universally respected.

PETTIGREW, Mary Alexander - D11/2/1863 - Here, at Fisher Street, on the 11th inst., Mary Alexander, aged 2 years, daughter of Mr Alex. Pettigrew.

PHILLIPS, Rev. Geo.Peter - D20/10/1843 - At Edinburgh, on the 20th ult., the Rev. Geo. Peter Phillips, preacher of the Gospel, son of Walter Phillips, Esq., Comlongan Castle, factor of the Earl of Mansfield.

PHILIPS, John Gemmil jun. - D18/5/1845 - At West Shaw Street, Kilmarnock, on the 18th inst., of fever, Mr John Gemmil Philips, jun., in the 18th year of his age. He was studying for the ministry, and being a youth of high promise, his death has excited general sorrow among all who knew him.

PICARD, Christopher - D29/3/1843 - In English Street, Dumfries, on the 29th ult, after a tedious illness, Christopher Picard, Esq., aged 37, late of Kirby Lonsdale.

PICKEN/MORTON, Grace - D20/12/1852 - At Burnside cottage, Monreith, on the 20th inst., aged 30 years, Grace Morton, wife of Mr Thomas Picken, tilemaker - universally esteemed.

PIKE, James Leo - D26/10/1869 - At 9 Irving Street, Dumfries, on the 26th ult., James Leo Pike, Esq., surgeon dentist, in the 40th year of his age.

PLAISANCE, Mr and Mrs - in the WFP D19/6/1845 - At Redmore Fen, in the island of Ely, Mr and Mrs Plaisance, the husband aged 107 the wife 105.

POINTER, Nathaniel - D18/8/1843 - At his house, Seymour Street, Euston Square, London, on the 18th inst, after a long and protracted illness, Nathaniel Pointer, Esq., surgeon, in the 69th year of his age. Mr Pointer was well known as the inventor of the flexible India-rubber ear-trumpet, the originator of the Anatomy Bill, &c. (For those curious an “ear horn” was a device used to help the hearing impaired (early hearing aide) and was also used from the 1600's for ship to ship communication)

POLLOCK, Jessie - D22/5/1844 - At Gatehouse, on the 22d inst., Jessie, third daughter of Mr Hugh Pollock, tinsmith.

POLLOCK, Mary Ann - D6/8/1853 - At Newton-Stewart, on the 6th inst., Mrs Pollock relict of Hume Pollock, Esq., advanced in years. (Mary Ann as per IGI)

POLLOCK/BAILLIE, Robina - D11/2/1847 - At Garliestown, on the 11th inst., Robina Baillie, relict of the late James Pollock, aged 70 years.

POLLOK, Sir Robert Crawfurd - D7/8/1845 - At Edinburgh, on the 7th inst., Sir Robert Crawfurd Pollock, Bart., of Upper Pollok. (spelling as written - Diana).

POOL, William - D25/2/1843 - At Clift, Ohio, Cincinnati, upon the 25th of February last, Mr William Pool, youngest son of Mr David Pool, Blacketlees, Annan.

POOL, Wm. - D5/5/1846 - At Blacketlees, on the 5th inst., Wm. Pool, Esq. of Blacketlees, by Annan, aged 84.

POOLE, John - in the WFP D24/1/1867 - At Crouse, Old Luce, Mr John Poole, labourer.

PORTEOUS/BRYDONE, Anna Stuart - D7/11/1844 - At Nith Place, Dumfries, on the 7th inst., Anna Stuart Brydone, relict of Mr Robert Porteous, Supervisor of Excise, Castle-Douglas.

PORTEOUS/GIBSON, Janet - D20/7/1855 - At Little Lochans, parish of Inch, on the 20th instant, Janet Gibson, wife of Mr Porteous, farmer there.

PORTEOUS, Mary - D9/3/1847 - At 22, English Street, Dumfries, on the 9th inst., Mary, daughter of the late Mr Porteous, supervisor of Excise, Castle Douglas.

PORTEOUS, Mary - D31/10/1847 - Here, in Sun Street, on the 31st ultimo, after a long illness, Mary, aged 26 years, daughter of the late Mr George Porteous, seedsman, Stranraer.

PORTEOUS, Robert - D24/9/1884 - At Low Kirkland, Leswalt, on the 24th inst., Robert Porteous, farmer, aged 69 years.

PORTEOUS, Robert - D16/4/1891 - At Kilbarchan, on the 16th inst. aged 6 years, Robert ("Wee Bobbie") youngest son of J.M. Porteous, bank agent.

PORTER, Alexander - D14/12/1844 - At Innerwell House, near Garliestown, on the 14th ult., Mr Aexander Porter, aged 21 years.

PORTER, Barbara - D13/6/1847 - At Sorbie Lower*, on the 13th current, aged 20 years, Barbara, daughter of the late Mr Porter of Kilsture farm - deeply lamented by an extensive circle of relatives and acquaintance. (* probably Sorbie Tower, as per Diana)

PORTER, George - D16/3/1861 - At Glenluce, on the 16th inst., after a lingering (illness) Mr George Porter, aged 80 years.

PORTER, John - D26/5/1852 - On the 26th ultimo, near Kirkcudbright aged 81 years, Mr John Porter, formerly a resident in the parish of Twynholm.

PORTER/M’HAFFIE, Margaret - D27/7/1845 - At High Arrow, near Whithorn, on the 27th ult., Mrs Margaret Porter, wife of Mr John M'Haffie, farmer there - much respected, and deeply regretted by her family and friends.

PORTER/CARSON, Margaret - D16/8/1845 - At Aikeyhill, parish of Girthon, on the 16th inst., aged 85 years, Margaret Porter, relict of William Carson.

PORTER/RICHARDSON, Margaret - D13/11/1846 - At the Mason's Arms Inn, Gatehouse, on the 13th inst., Margaret Richardson, aged 50 years, relict of Mr Thomas Porter, innkeeper, there.

PORTER/MURRAY, Mary - D14/4/1847 - At Cottage, Cally Park, Gatehouse, on the 14th inst., Mary Murray, in her 93d year, wife of James Porter there, the two having lived together in wedded bliss nearly 70 years.

PORTER, Thomas - D15/6/1845 - At Gatehouse, on the 15th inst., after a lingering illness, Mr Thomas Porter, landlord of the Masons' Arms Inn, much respected.

PORTER, William - D2/6/1844 - At Dalbeattie, on the 1st inst., Jean Faulds; on the 2d inst., William Porter, formerly tenant, Meikle Culloch, aged 75; and on the 4th inst., Margaret Anderson, wife of Alexander Garmary there.

PORTER, William - D2/4/1845 - At Dalbeattie, on the 2d inst., William Porter, youngest son of the late Mr Wm. Porter, farmer, Meikle Culloch.

PORTEOUS, Agnes - D12/9/1865 - At Kirkland, Leswalt, on the 12th instant, Agnes, aged 17 years, third daughter of Mr Robert Porteous.

PORTEOUS, George - D22/3/1845 - At Leith, on the 22d inst., Mr George Porteous, gardener, aged 30 years, eldest son of the late Mr George Porteous, seedsman, Stranraer.

PORTEOUS, Margaret - D17/12/1844 - At Lochnaw, on the 17th inst., Margaret, youngest daughter of Mr John Porteous.

PORTEOUS, Margaret Bailiff - D29/4/1846 - At English St. Dumfries on the 29th ult., Margaret Bailiff, daughter of Mr C.D. Porteous aged 11 years.

PORTEUS/M’ARTHUR, Mary - D23/2/1852 - Here, at Sun Street, on the 23d current, Mary M'Arthur, relict of Mr. George Porteus, seedsman, aged 67 years.

POTT, William - D11/6/1844 - At Albaride, parish of Cannobie, on the 11th inst., Mr William Pott, farmer there.

POTTS, Infant Male - D9/12/1873 - At Upper Barr, Newton-Stewart on the (9)th inst, the infant son of Mr William Potts.

POTTS, Andrew - D25/11/1845 - At Driffield, Yorkshire, on the 25th ult., in the prime of life, Mr Andrew Potts, tea dealer, deservedly respected, and universally regretted.

(POTTS)GOWAN, Joseph ?Potts? - D25/12/1843 - At Dumfries, on the 25th ult., Joseph Potts, son of Mrs Gowan, Irish Street.

POWELL, John - D13/10/1844 - At Dumfries, on the 13th inst., after a lingering illness, Mr John Powell, late hay-dealer.

PRENTICE, Mary - D23/10/1843 - At Liverpool, on the 23d ult., Mary Prentice, infant daughter of Mr J. Prentice, formerly of Dumfries, aged two years and six months - deeply regretted.

PRIMROSE, James - D5/2/1846 - At Palmerston, near Dumfries, on the 5th inst., James, eldest son of Mr William Primrose, tanner, Palmerston.

PRIMROSE, Robert - D29/10/1847 - At Dumfries, on the 29th ult., after a short illness, Mr Robert Primrose, tanner.

PRINGLE, Christopher - D16/10/1844 - On the 16th ult., near Geneva, state of New York, America, Mr Christopher Pringle, late of Moat of Troqueer.

PRINGLE, Jane - D12/6/1844 - At Charlotte, Square, Edinburgh, on the 12th instant, Miss Jane Pringle, daughter of the late Alexander Pringle, Esq., of Whytbank.

PRINGLE/K(EDIE), Janet - D20/1/1943 - At Hawick, on the 20th ultimo, Janet K(edie), relict of the late Mr John Pringle, manufacturer there.

PRITCHARD, Mr. - D13/6/1860 - At Wigtown, on the 13th instant, after a lingering illness, Mr Pritchard, precentor in the U.P. Church.

PROUDFOOT, Catherine - D19/8/1843 - At Torthorwald, on the 19th ult., Catherine, aged 8 years, daughter of John Proudfoot.

PROUDFOOT/ARMSTRONG, Jean - D17/11/1844 - At Waulkmill, Moniaive, upon the 17th curt., after lingering illness, borne with Christian patience and resignation, Jean Armstrong, wife of Mr George Proudfoot, dyer, Waulkmill.

PROUDFOOT, Mrs Mary - D12/6/1845 - At Whitehill, near Sanquhar, on the 12th instant, Mrs Mary Proudfoot, in the 87th year of her age, relict of William Proudfoot, Holme House, New Galloway - much and deservedly respected.

PROUDFOOT, Rev. Peter - D27/10/1843 - At Arrochar manse, on the 27th ult., the Rev. Peter Proudfoot, in the 50th year of his age, and the 27th of his ministry.

PROUDFOOT, William Mossman - D28/6/1851 - Drowned, while bathing in the Clyde, on the 28th ult., William Mossman, aged 18 years, son of the late Rev. William Proudfoot, of Avondale.

PURDIE, James - D9/12/1846 - At Wheatcroft, parish of Crossmichael, on the 9th inst., Mr James Purdie, aged 71.

PYPER, William - D7/1/1861. DEATH OF DR PYPER, UNITED COLLEGE, St ANDREWS. William Pyper, LL.D., died at his residence ? Playfair Terrace, St. Andrews, on Monday morning after a lingering illness.


QUARRELL, David - D3/3/1924 - On the 3rd inst. (after short illness) at Valeview Terrace, Langside, Glasgow, David Quarrell, hatter and hosier, 43 Bridge Street, Glasgow, and of Rosebank, Stoneykirk road, Stranraer.

QUIGLEY, James Logan - D21/9/1884 - Here, at 6, St John Street, on the 21st inst., James Logan Quigley, aged 11 years.

QUIGLY, Rosanna - D20/6/1845 - At Dumfries, on the 20th ult., after a short but severe illness, Rosanna, second daughter of Mr Andrew Quigly, Lockerby, aged 19 years.

QUINN, Andrew - D1/6/1869 - At Longcastle, Kirkinner, on the 1st inst., Andrew Quinn, aged 80 years.